Nan:2010-02-06-rfd-comp.protocols.kermit.announce

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From: Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>
Subject: 2nd RFD: comp.protocols.kermit.announce moderated (remove)
Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2010 18:00:38 EST
Message-ID: <hkkpft$r69$1@news.albasani.net>


              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group comp.protocols.kermit.announce

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove moderated
newsgroup comp.protocols.kermit.announce.

RATIONALE:

Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

  <comp-protocols-kermit-announce@moderators.isc.org>: host
      moderators.switch.ch[130.59.10.10] said: 550 Unrouteable address
      (in reply to RCPT TO command)

The moderator, Frank da Cruz, says that Columbia University stopped participating
in Usenet some years ago. He favors removal of the group.
>Message-ID: <slrnhkn6aj.gve.fdc@panix2.panix.com>

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.protocols.kermit.announce	Kermit announcements. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.protocols.kermit.announce
comp.protocols.kermit.misc

CHARTER OF COMP.PROTOCOLS.KERMIT.ANNOUNCE

  comp.protocols.kermit.announce will be used for announcements, primarily in
  the form of the Kermit Digest, just as comp.protocols.kermit was used in
  the past.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.protocols.kermit.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote
for creation by 239:24 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 7 Sep 1994.

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

PROCEDURE:

Those who wish to comment on this request to remove this newsgroup should
subscribe to news.groups.proposals and participate in the relevant threads
in that newsgroup.

To this end, the followup header of this RFD has been set to
news.groups.proposals.

In the course of the removal process four formal announcements are posted
(MVI, 1st RFD, 2nd RFD, and LCC), each taking two weeks. At the end of the
process the B8MB will vote on the issue.

Available options for comp.protocols.kermit.announce are:
- leave the group as it is
- remove the group

For more information on the MVI process, please see 

http://www.big-8.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=policies:mvi

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-10-29	First probe post
2010-01-10	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-01-24	1st RFD
2010-02-06	2nd RFD
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